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Toronto Catholic District School Board

International Day for Eradication of Poverty

October 17, 2017

 

In this Year of the School across the Toronto Catholic District School Board, it is appropriate to acknowledge the day to eradicate poverty. Acts of charity are driven by the desire to help those in need--those who are less fortunate, who have less than we do, who need support, kindness, acceptance and love.

Resources:

United Nations Page for Poverty Day.

 

Resource for Primary classrooms--children’s book called Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson which has a powerful message about learning about the power small acts of kindness.  Below is a book trailer which speaks to the message and content of the story in which a new student comes and is stigmatized by her classmates.   

PLease click here to view the Each Kindness book trailer.

 

 
 
 
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